Gongylodes Chou navet Kohlrabi Kolinabo Kohlrabi
Soil :Well drained soil amended with well rotted compost.
Position : Full sun
Frost tolerant : Yes, tolerates light frosts.
Helps: onion, beets, aromatic plants, cucumbers
Helped by: beets, cucumber
Sow and Plant :Sow indoors, or outdoors when the weather is warm but the soil is still cool.
Can be sown in late summer for a fall crops.
Germination: 6-9 days
Spacing :Single Plants: 25cm each way ; Rows: 7″ (20cm) with 11″ (30cm) row gap
Feeding : In lean soil, mix in a balanced organic fertilizer before planting.
Harvesting :Pull plants when swollen stems are the size of tennis balls. Older plants have inferior texture.
Yield per 10ft of row: 8lbs
Time to harvest: 50-60days
Troubleshooting :Cabbageworms can be damaging, but they are less attracted to kohlrabi compared to other cabbage family crops.